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2013-01-07 16:19:01

Versatile and responsive to management, corn is grown throughout the world for everything from food to animal feed to fuel.

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2008-05-01 01:40:00

A botanist from the Missouri Botanical Garden recently spotted a rare parasitic plant that hasn’t been seen in more than 20 years.


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2005-06-23 10:19:58

Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor) is a flowering plant of the genus Rhinanthus in the family Scrophulariaceae. This is a semi-parasitic plant that gains some of its nutrients from the roots of neighboring plants. The name refers to the seedpods, which contain loose, rattling seeds when ripe.

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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.